Lawrence Montaigne, American actor, Died at 86


Lawrence Montaigne was born on February 26, 1931, in New York and died on March 17, 2017.

He was an American actor, writer, dancer, and stuntman.

Whilst he was an actor, he was known for his appearances on many 1960s-era television shows such as Star Trek.

Lawrence was raised in Rome, Italy, Montaigne spoke several languages, a skill he used to his advantage in securing roles in international productions.

Montaigne served in the United States Marine Corps and was only one platoon apart in the Parris Island boot camp from his future friend Steve McQueen.

Lawrence Montaigne’s motion picture appearances include roles in The Great Escape (1963), Captain Sindbad (1963), Tobruk (1967), The Power (1968), The Psycho Lover (1970), Escape to Witch Mountain (1975), Framed (1975), Young Lady Chatterley (1977), Deadly Blessing (1981) and Dakota (1988).

In the 1980s, he taught film at North Texas State University.

Lawrence Montaigne passed away at 86 years old.